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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) is a state agency whose goal is to protect the environment and public health by ensuring compliance with environmental laws. Those laws and related rules outline Ohio EPA’s authority—what we can and can’t do, and what things we can consider when making decisions about facility operations.


Physical Address:
Ohio EPA
50 West Town Street, Suite 700
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: (614) 644-2160
Fax:   (614) 644-2737

Media Contact:
Mike Settles
Phone: (614) 644-2160

Stark County Receives Funding from Ohio EPA to Help Homeowners with Failing Home Sewage...

Ohio EPA awarded Stark County a $300,000 principal forgiveness loan through Ohio EPA’s Home Sewage Treatment System Repair and Replacement Program which will help qualifying homeowners address failing septic systems.

Summit County Property Receives Covenant Not To Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

The city of Cuyahoga Falls has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after investigating and remediating the Cuyahoga River Corridor Brownfield Area in Cuyahoga Falls

Six Southeast Ohio Counties Receive Ohio EPA Loans to Repair, Replace Household Sewage Treatment...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio EPA has issued individual $56,000 loans to Hocking, Meigs, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum and Perry counties to help their residents pay for household sewage treatment system repair and replacement. The loans are being issued from the Ohio Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) and will help each county save an estimated $87,736-$90,288 over the 20-year lives of the loans when compared to the market rate

Summit County Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Barberton, a local brownfield has been investigated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is ready for redevelopment.

Portage County Property Owner Ordered to Pay Penalty for Open Burning

January 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio EPA has ordered a Portage County resident to pay a $1,250 civil penalty for repeated illegal open burning. Seth Powers was ordered to pay the penalty after open burning solid waste, wood, brush and other materials on property located at New Milford Road and adjacent to the I-76 overpass in Rootstown Township. Powers has a land contract on the residential property.

Ohio EPA Approves Urban Setting Designation for Coshocton Redevelopment Project

Columbus, OH - June 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Ohio EPA has approved an Urban Setting Designation for a piece of property in the city of Coshocton. The Urban Setting Designation (USD) covers approximately 21 acres known as the Downtowner Plaza on South Second Street. The property is a multi-tenant retail shopping plaza.

Gallia County Developer Will Pay Ohio EPA $15,000 for Violations

Columbus, OH - August 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Ohio EPA and Gallia County developer Herbert Smith have agreed to a $15,000 penalty to...


Central Ohio Housing Report – December 2018

While the 2017 housing market was marked by renewed optimism fueled by stock market strength, higher wages and a competitive environment for home sales, 2018 maintained the competitive housing market amid less than stellar stock market performance and rising interest rates while housing affordability dipped to a ten-year low.